Ferbane’s Brendan Ryan, author and historian, will launch his 10th book this Friday in his native town.
The book is an anthology of poems by Offaly poets, or those living and working in Offaly, entitled ‘The call of the Lonesome Bog – poems from the Offaly countryside'. The launch takes place this Friday, November 18, in Gallen Community School at 8pm.
The launch will be performed by Tony Holleran who succeeded Brendan as a Principal of Ferbane Boys Primary School. Master of Ceremonies on the night will be Diarmud Guinan of Brosna Press.
It is a limited edition book and signed copies will be on sale at the night.